• PEOPLE NAME: SIWA BERBERS OF EGYPT

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Berber, Saharan

Language: Siwi - (siz)

Alternate Name(s): Siwa

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Egypt

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Population: 24,000

Global Population: 24,000


PEID: 22025

ROP: 109343

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources


Overview: The Siwa Berbers of Egypt, numbering 24,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Berber, Saharan people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Egypt. Their primary language is Siwi. The primary religion practiced by the Siwa Berbers is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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